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Internet Explorer shutdown to cause Japan problems ‘for months’

Internet Explorer shutdown to cause Japan problems ‘for months’

Microsoft said farewell to Internet Explorer on June 16, stirring a sense of panic among many businesses and government agencies in Japan that waited to update their websites until the last minute. Since April, Tokyo-based software developer Computer Engineering & Consulting (CEC) has been inundated with requests for help. Those customers are mostly government agencies, …

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The Ghost of Internet Explorer Will Haunt the Web for Years

The Ghost of Internet Explorer Will Haunt the Web for Years

After years of decline and a final wind-down over the past 13 months, on Wednesday Microsoft confirmed the retirement of Internet Explorer, the company’s long-lived and increasingly notorious web browser. Launched in 1995, IE came preinstalled on Windows computers for almost two decades, and like Windows XP, Internet Explorer became a mainstay—to the point that …

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Lego’s original spaceship, the Galaxy Explorer, is back and better than ever

Lego’s original spaceship, the Galaxy Explorer, is back and better than ever

Last January, Lego promised its 90th anniversary would be one to remember: the company agreed to revive one of its classic Lego themes (like Space, Castle, and Pirates) with a new, adult-grade Lego set. But it turns out we’re not just getting one nostalgia bomb today — the company has decided to bring back classic …

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